Category Archives: Trade Union Bill
The Tories’ Trade Union Act 2016 was given royal approval last week and Britain’s anti-union laws got even more restrictive. Click here to read more.
Can you help convince your MP to oppose this bad Bill? Click here to read more
The remaining bill will still mean unions require a 50% turnout threshold for industrial action ballots, a 40% threshold of eligible workers for any form of industrial action in “important” public services including education and border security, and new rules on picketing. Click here to read more.
The Lords’ Report Stage is 19 April http://services.parliament.uk/bills/2015-16/tradeunion.html
International Labour Organisation requests that ministers look at proposals to lift ban on agency workers replacing those who are on strike. Click here to read more.
Did you know that trade unions gave the world weekends, a national minimum wage and holiday and sickness pay. Oh, and ended child labour?
This Bill will undermine employees’ ability to make their voice heard at work and hand more power over to employers. It is vital to defeat the Bill. Click here to sign the petition
Access report here of 11 January debate http://services.parliament.uk/bills/2015-16/tradeunion/stages.html